Contact details

Plaza del Rey s/n
08002  Barcelona  (Catalonia)
museuhistoria@bcn.cat
www.museuhistoria.bcn.es
Tel.:+34 932562100
Fax.:+34 932680454

Location

Autonomous region:
Catalonia
Province/Island:
Barcelona
Barcelona

Description

A group of buildings in the Gothic quarter of Barcelona.

It was the residence of the counts of Barcelona, and later the kings of Aragón. It basically consists of three buildings: Salón de Tinell is a spectacular ceremonial area with many blind arches and which uses the old Roman wall; the Palatine Santa Ágata chapel containing the altarpiece of Constable Peter of Portugal by the artist, Jaime Huguet (1465), a masterpiece of Catalan Gothic painting; and the Lloctinent Palace, built in the 16th century by Antoni Carbonell for the king of Spain in a style between late Gothic and early Renaissance.

  • Construction: Palace
  • Artistic period: Gothic
  • Historic period: 16th century, 11th century
  • Setting: Cathedral, Palace of the Catalan Regional Government, City Hall, Santa Caterina Market.

Practical information

Schedule

From Tuesday to Saturday
From 10:00 to 19:00

Sunday
From 10:00 to 20:00

Closing days: Monday

Prices

General: €7
Reduced: €5
Children: Admission free
ICOM members and associations: Admission free
Admission free primer domingo de mes,todos los domingos a partir de la 15.00 h.

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